The Hole has a Name

We have a winner.

From now on, The Hole is called Hamburg Dungeon. Thank you all for participating. Rest assured that we considered all of your suggestions in our not-so-objective voting. The first vote resulted in a 6:6 between Hamburg Dungeon and Red Dragon. A second ballot was needed to determine the winner.

Dungeon, Red Dragon? Yes, we have to make a confession: We love fantasy, some of us anyway: movies, books, TV shows. After work, we withdraw into another world, which so obviously contradicts the cold-hard-fact reality of technical documentation. We exchange the latest Doctor Who season for Outlander books. We discuss whether the Purple Wedding or the Red Wedding will send more Game of Throne fans into therapy, and we talk shop about how to best capture a dragon.

You might be interested which suggestion came third: Icelandic vulcanos. There are 130 of them. Who needs so many meeting rooms? But the suggestion coincides with the latest bunga-bunga of the Icelandic vulcano Bárðarbunga. Have you tried to pronounce Bárðarbunga? You can practice here:

bardarbunga

Source: mbl.is

Add comment


Blog

tcworld conference report, part 4: About a terminology workshop and error messages that don't scare us

In our last report about the tcworld conference 2019 we talk about an enlightening terminology workshop  and error messages that scare us. more ...

Is AI a chance or a threat for technical communicators?

The phrase artificial intelligence (AI) is a mystery. Everyone immediately associates something with it, but the ideas are rarely identical. more ...

Jumping in at the deep end. tcworld conference report part 2

I'm an old hand at the tcworld conference and shouldn't be too excited when giving a talk. But when Dieter Gust and I brought our crackpot idea to the stage, I started to feel queasy. What were we thinking? more ...

When three technical communicators go out to dinner. tcword conference report, part 1

When three technical communicators go out to eat at an Italian restaurant after an inspiring but exhausting day at the tcworld conference, the following can happen. more ...

The iiBot gives instructions

Imagine a chatbot that gives precise instructions - live, based on the use case, and tailored to the service technician's qualification. more ...
  • linkedin
  • xing